Monthly Archives: April 2018

Project Estimator at Paintzen


Want to join one of the fastest growing tech companies in the country? Paintzen is the easiest way to get your home or office expertly painted. Our revolutionary click-for-quote technology brings on-demand service for residential and commercial painting. We’re backed by some of the industry’s top professionals and have big plans to launch across the U.S. with your help.


Are you currently working in an estimating role, but find the construction industry too slow-paced and “old-school”?  Are you looking to broaden your skillset to drive the strategy of a growing business while simultaneously taking on more of a lead estimator role?  Paintzen is looking for people just like you to add to our team!  In this role, you will help drive our processes and develop new strategies for our Sales teams, while using the estimating skills you’ve already sharpened.

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with sales leadership to define and drive improvements to our sales quoting and estimating process
  • Assist with commercial pricing, takeoffs, and project estimation
  • Work with operations and sales management to accurately define project pricing and specific scopes of work
  • Implement technological improvements to increase sales team productivity
  • Be an analytical powerhouse to bring insights to Paintzen leadership and redefine strategy
  • Be part of a fun, dynamic culture that encourages rapid professional growth

What’s required:

  • 1 – 3 years of proven success in project administration and estimation in the field of painting / construction / renovation
  • Proven understanding of takeoff and estimating software, preferably with PlanSwift or Stack
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • The ability to successfully manage multiple projects across multiple markets and timelines
  • Experience with Salesforce or a similar CRM tool a plus
  • A stellar work ethic and proven success as a self-starter

What you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary
  • Upward mobility and growth opportunity within a young company
  • A fun, youthful office environment
  • Trust and confidence from senior team to be a self-starter

Apply Now

7th Annual Energy Boot Camp!!!!!

A free, three-day training program for CUNY students who are interested in internships and careers in the fields of energy efficiency & energy management services, corporate sustainability, facilities management, operations, engineering, and public policy.

We have paid internships available this summer and fall and we’ll be recruiting from our Energy Boot Camp graduates – if you’re interested in gaining professional experience in this field.

The 7th annual Energy Boot Camp for CUNY students will be held Wednesday – Friday, May 30-June 1, 9am – 4pm. You must be currently enrolled as a CUNY student to be eligible and you must attend all 3 days of the boot camp. However, we can make exceptions if you have class or work commitments – please be sure to explain that in the last question, below.

To be considered for participation in the Energy Boot Camp, please fill out this application and email your resume to Applications are due by 5pm on Friday, May 18th. Accepted students will be notified the week of May 21st. Space is limited so the sooner you apply, the better.


To be considered for a Building Performance Lab (BPL) paid internship position this summer or fall, students must apply and be accepted to the Energy Boot camp, and must attend all 3 days of training. Completing the energy boot camp is a prerequisite for BPL internship, unless a student has completed at least one academic course focused on energy-in-buildings (ex: Building Energy Modeling, HVAC, Low-Energy Design). Note that not all those who participate in energy boot-camp will be placed in an internship- but the training you’ll get will be valuable in your career!

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate sophmores & juniors. Undergraduate seniors applying to graduate school or first year graduate students.
  • Students must be available to work 15/hours per week.

Students majoring in: Engineering, Urban Sustainabilty, Statistical analysis, Computer science, Information technology, Business, or related fields.

Apply Now


Earth Day Event!!!!

There will be an Earth Day event at the City College of New York organized by the CUNY-CREST center. The event will be on April 26th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Please see attached fliers.
In this event, students will be also familiarized with several scholarship and fellowship opportunities that are available to CUNY undergraduate and graduate students.
I highly suggest that you make every effort to attend this event even partially if your schedule allows.
There will be a special sign-in sheet for City Tech students (make sure you ask for it).

What ‘s your STEM Type? Take the STEM Type™ Quiz to find out!

Have you ever wonder if you are a problem solver, or a “do-er”?

STEM Type™ connects your passions and dreams to the right opportunities so that you can not only #DoWhatYouLove, but find career success as well.

Discovering your STEM Type is crucial to understanding the answers to some of the toughest questions you’ll face in school and in the process of discovering a career you’ll love: Continue reading

CUNY Internship Program – STEM

The City University of New York, in partnership with the New York City Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications (DoITT), provides City agencies and public schools with a streamlined and cost-effective way to hire interns to support STEM-related projects. Interns serve as application/web developers, database analysts/designers, engineers, business analysts, healthcare specialists, and many other roles, often working on mission-critical projects at their agencies.

Upcoming Fellowship Information Sessions:

April 18 | 11am-1pm

April 26 | 11am-1pm

CUNY interns are currently working at these agencies: Continue reading

Tatch (Cornell Tech Foundry Startup) – Summer 2018 Engineering Internships

Calling all Electrical, Mechanical and Computer Engineering Tech Majors! Tatch, a startup company by the new Cornell Tech in NYC is looking for summer intern in multiple disciplines. Check out their posting using the link below for more details.

About Tatch
Tatch develops state-of-the-art smart patches that provide high-quality sleep tests in maximal comfort. Tatch brings together advances in printed electronics, machine learning and wearable technology to make sleep medicine more seamless and accurate than ever before. We solve a real problem that improves the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the globe.
Tatch, an exciting early-stage startup backed by Cornell-Tech (NYC), is looking for an intern with experience in designing and implementing software solutions for embedded devices and systems.


Junior Construction Manager at Akelius,

About: Junior Construction Manager at Akelius, a Swedish based real estate firm with 50,000 apartments in Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Sweden and United States.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or related field is preferred.
  • Architecture, Engineering, or Project Management certification preferred
  • Minimum of four years of project management experience in all aspects of design and construction.
  • Experience with project scope development, budgeting, scheduling and contract negotiations is required
  • Experience with Multi-Family occupied renovations preferred
  • Proficient with the use of Microsoft Office, Auto Cad, Financial Systems and project scheduling software
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required


  • Professional planning and hands-on management/oversight for multiple Projects including: Residential unit upgrades, Interior and Exterior renovations, Roof replacements, Façade Improvements, mechanical systems, common area and Parking Lot or Garage redesign
  • Manage multiple projects at various phases and in various locations, from project identification through design, planning, financial approval, permit issuance, construction and financial closeout.
  • Demonstrate full accountability for end to end management of projects.
  • Lead project teams consisting of architects, design engineers, general and specialty contractors, property management, operating engineers, real estate brokers and environmental consultants
  • Provide weekly project activity updates to Asset manager for Project Schedule, Budget, and Risk within Project Management web based tools.
  • Develop project goals and scope of work.
  • Oversee and prepare accurate project documentation for all phases of construction including project charter, due diligence reports, budgets, schedules, meeting minutes, financial funding requests, status reports, punch lists, and special reports on-time and in accordance with pre-established formats
  • Manage vendors (GC, A&E, Specialty vendors, etc.) to ensure full compliance with all project policies and procedures, including the formal closeout of all projects in less than eighty days after project completion
  • Must visit projects onsite at least twice a week.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: Bachelor’s

Apply:  with Indeed at link

Electrical Engineering Technician at CannonDesign

About: CannonDesign has an exceptional opportunity for an entry level Electrical Engineering Technician at  Buffalo, NY area office.

Duties: Primary responsibilities will include the following:

  • Work directly under senior engineers and designers on the design and layout of telecommunications, infrastructure, audio-video, and security systems.
  • Plot drawings and organize files according to the firm’s business practices.
  • May participate in the review of shop drawings to understand compliance with contract documents.
  • May visit job site to verify existing conditions and observe construction progress.


  • Associate Degree in drafting or related field preferred.
  • Related work experience preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and communications skills is essential as is the ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and Revit is required.
 Apply: Click on link